In his long career, Evanstein Montague has taught more than 1,000 teenagers to drive, coaxing them through three-point turns, guiding them down slippery driveways, turning sophomores with sweaty palms into virtuosos of parallel parking.
Evanstein Montague has taught driver's education at Enloe High School in Raleigh for roughly a dozen years. His work took on new and tragic meaning after his daughter, a doctor in Baltimore, died in a car crash on Christmas Eve in 2004. He attempts to translate his painful experience into the minds of young drivers, always telling his daughter, "I sent another good one out there."
For more than a year, Tom Richardson walked Raleigh’s streets as a man who’d lost everything: his marriage, his job, a roof to keep him dry. Homeless at age 50, a prisoner of both addiction and depression, he felt, in his own words, like a low-life.
A rare full moon will reveal early on Friday morning, the likes of which we haven't seen on a Christmas Day since 1977, and won't see again until 2034. And while there is no man in the moon, there is a team of scientists sending their holiday greetings from the skies.